There was always energy and enthusiasm surrounding the
Gretzky took the Kings to the
The fans have returned, with the Kings winning the Stanley Cup two of the last three seasons. But this feels different to Luc Robitaille, the team's president.
"There is a buzz around town," Robitaille said. "So many kids are playing hockey now that there is a shortage of ice time. What is cool about the fan base is they might never have played, but they're now hooked."
“We have stars, but they are homegrown, [
The Kings will never surpass the Dodgers in Los Angeles, but Robitaille pointed out that the Rangers will never overtake the Yankees in New York.